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TOP 5: Master meal planning

TOP 5: Master meal planning

Meal planning is a very personal matter, different from one person to another, from one lifestyle to another. Ultimately, it comes down to what works for you. These top 5 tips are for everyone. If you are an experienced planner, you might find some new ideas, and if you are looking to swap relying on last minute grab-and-go options for some meal planning, this will hopefully be your inspiration. 1. Search and indulge. It might sound like a bit of work, but once you have your favourite meals tackled, you'll be able to efficiently plan your days ahead. We love looking for inspiration with our...

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How to deal with DOMS after a workout

How to deal with DOMS after a workout

We all know and have experienced them at some point. DOMS have a sneaky way of hitting anywhere between 24 and 48 hours post vigorous workout. The muscles are hurting, the staircase somehow tripled overnight and it hurts to sit, stand or walk. Not fun. Understanding what really goes on in the body can help you to keep on pushing forward, and do as much as possible to make friends with the DOMS. Ok, maybe not friends, but at least not an enemy.   DOMS are good. In fact, they are great. We feel pain when there is a change in the...

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